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Date Joined Feb 2007
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   Posted 11/26/2007 11:30 AM (GMT -6)   
I have a Q about my bp friend who is staying with me.  She is seeing her pdoc tomorrow. 
Is sleeping 12-18 hours everyday or every other day normal or is this a symptom/side effect that needs to be addressed?
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Date Joined Nov 2007
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   Posted 11/26/2007 11:56 AM (GMT -6)   
Hi Nev,
Is she on meds? I started a new med about 2 weeks ago and was fine but the last 3 days have been VERY tired

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   Posted 11/26/2007 12:00 PM (GMT -6)   
Yeah.... I'd say not normal too. Could also be a symptom of depression too, though. Unless its a problem though, I might let it slide. Her doc will almost certainly ask about how she's sleeping.
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   Posted 11/27/2007 11:06 PM (GMT -6)   


The only time I slept so long was either due to my meds (especially antipsychotics), or because I was deeply depressed.

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